Jun 10, 2016

7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get increased salary with arrears on August 1?

New Delhi: The endless wait of central government employees to see the implementation of 7th Pay Commission will soon come to an end, if media reports are to be believed.

As per a report in the Financial Express, the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission payout will soon be implemented.

The FE further reported that the increased salary will be credited to government employees's account on August 1, 2016 in addition to the July salary.

However, there is no clarity on whether the arrears will also be credited at the same time at one go or it will be deposited in installments.

It should be noted that the group of secretaries headed by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha is all set to meet on June 11 to give final shape to the changes on 7th Pay Commission recommendation.

The secretaries group is expected to meet on June 11 to finally wrap up its report on the remuneration of government employees.

The secretaries group has recommended between Rs 2,70,000 and Rs 21,000 hike for the higher and the lower level. This is twenty thousand more in the upper limit prescribed by the 7th CPC and three thousand more in the lower level set by the commission.

The government had set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission which will have bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.